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Conexus

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About company

Conexus Credit Union is a Saskatchewan-based financial cooperative whose roots go back to 1937. Today, it is one of the largest credit unions in Saskatchewan, with 30 branches across the province serving more than 133,000 members. In 2021, Conexus Credit Union had $9.36 billion in total funds.

Features

Conexus Credit Union provides both personal and business banking products and services. Credit union members have ownership in it and a right to vote for the Board of Directors.  Conexus Credit Union is notable for reinvesting up to 5% of its pre-tax earnings back into Saskatchewan communities. The credit union also supports local entrepreneurship through leadership development programs and its business incubator.

Pros and cons

Advantages

  • A range of products and services for both individuals and businesses;
  • Chequing account options with no monthly fees;
  • An opportunity to earn interest with select chequing accounts;
  • Credit cards earning Conexus reward points;
  • Online, mobile, and telephone banking capabilities;
  • A wide network of ding-free ATMs;
  • An opportunity to vote for the Board of Directors;
  • Access to programs and events sponsored by the credit union.

Disadvantages

  • Not the highest interest rates on savings accounts compared to other financial institutions;
  • The availability of products and services to Saskatchewan residents only.

Products

Personal banking products from Conexus Credit Union are:

  • Chequing accounts to perform daily banking operations with either unlimited or pay-as-you-go transactions;
  • Savings accounts with pay-as-you-go transactions and interest rates ranging from 0.60% to 1.10%, depending on the balance;
  • Credit cards with benefits like no annual fees, low rates, and reward-earning opportunities;
  • Open and closed mortgages with fixed and variable rates ranging from 4.59% to 5.94%, depending on the term;
  • Loans and lines of credit for personal borrowing needs, RRSP contributions optimization, vehicle purchase, and education-related expenses;
  • Registered plans like RRSPs, TFSAs, RESPs, and RRIFs to grow your savings tax-free;
  • Term deposits or GICs to ensure the safety of your initial investment and earn a guaranteed return;
  • Market-linked GICs to earn a return based on the market performance;
  • Venture capital funds to invest in promising companies.

Business members can apply for the following products:

  • Business chequing accounts with different numbers of monthly transactions included to meet your business needs;
  • Business savings accounts to earn interest at rates ranging from 0.60% to 1.10%, with higher rates for agriculture members participating in the AgrInvest Program;
  • Business credit cards with benefits like no annual fees, low rates, cash back, and reward-earning opportunities;
  • Loans for startups, agricultural companies, and other businesses providing financing for different borrowing needs
  • Leasing options to update or acquire business equipment;
  • Mortgages providing financing for construction, owner-occupied, and income-generating real estate projects of your business.

Services

Services for individuals include wealth management services offered through Thrive Wealth Management — a wealth management company that partners with Conexus Credit Union. Thrive advisors will help you to come up with the right strategies to achieve your financial goals. Businesses can reach out to Conexus Credit Union for cash flow management services. The services in this area include:

  • Customer Automated Fund Transfer (CAFT) services to collect and manage payment of funds more efficiently;
  • Electronic bill payment services to carry out electronic bill processing and settlement;
  • Access to the foreign exchange platform to perform foreign exchange transfers quickly;
  • Merchant services to provide customers with convenient ways to pay you;
  • Cloud-based workforce management solutions provided in partnership with Paywork;
  • Remote Business Pro™ solution to scan and deposit cheques.

Conexus

FAQ

Who owns Conexus Credit Union?

Being a member-owned financial cooperative, Conexus Credit Union doesn’t have shareholders. The credit union members have a right to vote for the Board of Directors based on the one member, one vote principle.

Is Conexus Credit Union legitimate?

Conexus Credit Union is a financial institution established under The Credit Union Act, 1998 — the provincial legislation. Through years of operation, it has grown into one of the largest credit unions in Saskatchewan.

The credit union’s head office is at 1960 Albert St Ste 200, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 4M1.

How to become a Conexus member?

To become a Conexus Credit Union member, you must be a Saskatchewan resident aged 18 or older with at least a three-year credit history.

You can apply for a membership online, by calling the Conexus Member Contact Centre at 1-800-667-7477 or by visiting a local Conexus branch.

Company documents

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We’re a forward thinking, Saskatchewan-based, credit union committed to our members and communities financial well-being. We have 30 branches and nearly 900 employees across Saskatchewan. We are proud to serve members across lands covered by treaties 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10, the traditional lands of the Cree, Dakota, Dene, Lakota, Nakota and Saulteaux peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis.

Our purpose  is to improve the financial well-being of our members and communities. This isn’t just something we say – it’s what guides us in all of our decisions and actions as we move forward.

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